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Update: This deal is dead because Chase is no longer granting an additional 50,000 bonus points.
I just checked Emily’s secure message inbox, and Chase has given Emily an extra 50,000 bonus points for the Chase Sapphire Preferred card.
That means that she will get 100,000 bonus points in total!
We will be transferring these to Hyatt and staying at the Park Hyatt in Paris.
107,000 100,000 Hyatt points with the 7% annual point bonus or almost 5 nights at the Park Hyatt in Paris which would otherwise have cost us $5,000 (which we would NEVER have paid!)
Update: The Chase Sapphire Preferred no longer gives you a 7% annual point bonus.
Here’s an excerpt from the message sent by Chase.
“I would like to inform that, there was an offer to receive
50,000 bonus points after you made purchases of $3,000.00.
However as a gesture of our commitment I have added
additional 50,000 bonus points. This adjustment will
reflect on your 07/16/2011 billing statement.”
50,000 additional bonus points makes me very happy!
I don’t know how much longer this will last, if you’ve already got the Chase Sapphire Preferred card, write NOW to Chase and ask for the additional 50,000 bonus points (mention offer S6V).
Here’s what I wrote to Chase yesterday (please excuse the grammatical errors and redundancies – I wanted our extra points ASAP!):
Dear Chase Representative,
I just last week received my new Chase Sapphire Preferred card with a 50,000 sign up bonus of 50,000 points after spending $3,000.
Today, I learned of a new offer S6V which promises 100,000 bonus points. I would be very grateful if you would extend the 100,000 bonus point offer S6V to me as well since I just applied for the Chase Sapphire card.
I have been a long time customer of Chase, and have had my primary checking and credit card accounts with Chase for many years and hope to maintain them for many more years to come!
I kept the letter short and got straight to the point. I also reminded Chase of Emily’s long-term relationship with them!
Bottom Line: As of now, Chase appears to be willing to honor the additional 100,000 bonus points offer for the Chase Sapphire Preferred card if you send them a secure message.
I don’t know how much longer this will last – especially once the corporate offices, which are closed over the weekend, open again on Monday.
Write to Chase now! Tell them how happy you are with their service and products and how you’d like to be considered for the extra 50,000 bonus points.
Try again (4 to 5 times), if you’re not successful the first time. You only have an additional 50,000 bonus points at stake. And if you don’t ask for the additional points, you certainly won’t get them!
Have you got the additional 50,000 bonus points? Tell us about it in the comments!
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